High-Rise: Bringing Ballard To The Big Screen Featurette

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There’s no shortage of big movies coming our way over the coming weeks, but here at We Love Movies HQ we’re are all ravenous with anticipation over Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of High-Rise. We’ll be bringing you our full review over the Easter weekend, you lucky people.

A brand new behind the scenes featurette highlights how Wheatley and his crew brought the work of acclaimed author J.G. Ballard to the big screen. Featuring comments from Ben Wheatley and stars Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Jeremy Ironn, this insightful featurette is essential viewing.

If Tom Hiddleston on BBC’s The Night Manger is forcing you to ask yourself some potentially life altering questions, then you won’t want to miss his hypnotic performance in High-Rise. Also starring Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss, High-Rise is out now in cinemas.

1975. Two miles west of London, Dr. Robert Laing moves into his new apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building’s residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding around him, Laing bites the bullet and becomes neighbourly. As he struggles to establish his position, Laing’s good manners and sanity disintegrate along with the building. The lights go out and the lifts fail but the party goes on. People are the problem. Booze is the currency. Sex is the panacea. Only much later, as he sits on his balcony eating the architect’s dog, does Dr. Robert Laing finally feel at home…

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